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    Murders in the Rue Morgue (Universal, 1932). Herald (8.25" X 10.5"). A true rarity in the horror genre, an original 4-page herald for Lugosi's next important film after "Dracula." This film was shocking for its depiction of torture, even considering the film was made in 1932, pre-production code enforcement. Film censors however, did demand that Universal lessen Francis's screams to moans or eliminate the scene altogether. There is paper tape on the spine of the herald to address fold separations in the spine, chips out of the middle section, and edge wear with small chips and tears in the borders. There are corner bumps with minor paper loss. The herald has been folded. All the principals are featured in great 'head shots' on the back page. That's Charles Gemora, famed Hollywood gorilla actor, toting Sidney Fox. Very Good+.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2007
    20th-21st Friday-Saturday
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